This new edition of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children links together the methods of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) practiced in academic centers as well as the community. This book addresses the challenges community practitioners face when pressured to use CBT with youth who live with mental health disorders, but whose circumstances differ from those in research settings. Practitioners will learn how to overcome therapeutic obstacles. This new edition contains an expanded discussion on cultural considerations relevant to assessment and treatment, as well as a new chapter on training others in CBT for children.
Katharina Manassis, MD, founded and led a program in anxiety disorders at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. She has published over 80 papers in professional journals regarding childhood anxiety disorders and has written five related books for parents and professionals, including Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child and Case Formulation with Children & Adolescents. She has her own private practice and is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.
Preface Acknowledgments Author 1.Narrowing the Gap between Efficacy and Effectiveness 2. Assessing Children for CBT 3. Priorities and Timing of Therapy 4. Treatment Expectations 5. Using Manuals Appropriately 6. How Child CBT Differs from Adult CBT 7. Working with Diverse Children 8. Working with Diverse Families 9. Group-Based and School-Based Child CBT 10.Overcoming Therapeutic Obstacles 11. Concluding Therapy 12. Training Others in Child CBT Appendix I: Possible Answers to Clinical Challenges Appendix II: Fear-Masters Modules Glossary Index